Metro APN settings for BLU R2
BLU R2 is compatible with Metro GSM, Metro HSDPA and Metro LTE.
Metro Internet & MMS APN settings
Go to Settings More Mobile networks Access Point Names of your BLU R2
Press on right top corner.
Name: Metro 2
APN type: default,mms,supl
APN protocol: IPv4
APN roaming protocol: IPv4
APN PPP phone number: Not set
Do not change the default values set by device for all blank fields above. Restart BLU R2.
If the above Metro Internet & MMS APN settings do not work on your R2, make below changes to Metro Internet & MMS APN settings to get MetroPCS 160 on your BLU R2.
For BLU R2, when you type Metro APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering Metro Internet & MMS APN settings make sure you enter APN as fast.metropcs.com and not as FAST.METROPCS.COM or Fast.metropcs.com.
Metro MCC-MNC values
BLU R2 compatibility with Metro
BLU R2 is compatible with below network frequencies of Metro. R2 has variants R2 LTE R0150EE and R2 LTE R0170WW.
|HSDPA||1700 MHz, 2100 MHz|
|LTE||R2 LTE R0150EE||Not compatible|
|R2 LTE R0170WW||Band 4 1700/2100 MHz|
Band 2 1900 MHz, Band 12 700 MHz*
Explain BLU R2 compatibility with Metro
BLU R2 has modal variants LTE R0150EE and LTE R0170WW.
Metro 2G APN with BLU R2
BLU R2 supports Metro 2G on GSM 1900 MHz.
Metro 3G APN with BLU R2
BLU R2 supports Metro 3G on HSDPA 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz.
Metro 4G LTE APN with BLU R2
Compatibility of BLU R2 with Metro 4G depends on the modal variants LTE R0150EE and LTE R0170WW.
BLU R2 LTE R0150EE does not support Metro 4G LTE.
BLU R2 LTE R0170WW supports Metro 4G on LTE Band 4 1700/2100 MHz.
It will also support Metro 4G on LTE Band 2 1900 MHz and Band 12 700 MHz only in some areas of United States.
Overall compatibililty of BLU R2 with Metro is 100%. The compatibility of BLU R2 with Metro, or the Metro network support on BLU R2 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between BLU R2 and Metro network. Even BLU R2 is listed as compatible here, Metro network can still disallow (sometimes) BLU R2 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if Metro allows BLU R2 in their network, whether BLU R2 will work properly or not, in which bands BLU R2 will work on Metro and the network performance between Metro and BLU R2. To check if BLU R2 is really allowed in Metro network please contact Metro support. Do not use this website to decide to buy BLU R2 to use on Metro.
BLU R2 network specifications
|OS||Android 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Network bands||GSM / HSPA|
|Speed||HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps|
|Network frequencies||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800) - R2 LTE R0150EE
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700) - R2 LTE R0170WW